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2013-11-05 12:28:16

MANCHESTER, N.H., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugar is everywhere--especially in the packaged and processed foods that have become a staple of today's American diet. Besides sugar, sweeteners lurk on many nutrition labels under the guises of brown rice syrup, fructose, glucose, corn sweetener, maltodextrin and evaporated cane juice, among others. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans today eat 43 pounds of caloric sweeteners per year--39 percent more than they...

2013-11-01 23:01:52

Many people trying to lose weight are afraid to eat before bed. In a new video from Health Nutrition News, they discuss how choosing the proper foods that are lower on the glycemic index can be eaten at night while also attaining steady weight loss. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 A new video from Health Nutrition News explains how the glycemic index is a number that reflects how much of an impact a specific food will have on a person's blood sugar levels. Typically foods lower...

2013-11-01 16:23:54

Sudden Scientific Reversal by Dr. Robert Lustig Raises Questions over Motives for Engaging in Plaintiff's Suit WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medical doctor who claims he can cure diabetes in a week and who believes soda is healthier than orange juice is poised to reverse years of his own opinions and advocacy, as he reveals his involvement in a lawsuit that blames high fructose corn syrup for diabetes, yet omits processed sugar. Dr. Robert Lustig, who has long...

UK Tax Hike On Soda Could Reduce Thousands Of Waistlines: Study
2013-11-01 13:54:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With a twenty percent tax issued for cans of soda, the number of overweight Britons could decrease by as many as 285,000. The number of obese people living in the UK could also decline by 180,000, say researchers from Oxford and Reading Universities. The twenty percent tax, or about 12 pence per can, is being suggested in a study published online at bmj.com. The tax would have the greatest effect on younger Britons ages 16 - 29...

2013-10-31 23:28:27

High blood sugar levels can lead to health problems such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and can cause memory loss. Health Nutrition News gives advice on steps to take to control blood sugar levels. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Health Nutrition News delivers helpful information to people in need of understanding the importance of controlling their blood sugar, along with the critical steps they may take to improve their health. Unfortunately many people don't realize that...

Honey Type 2 Diabetes
2013-10-31 08:54:22

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People often use honey as a healthier substitute for white sugar, but new research indicates this could be a harmful choice for people with type 2 diabetes because of the large amount of simple sugars it contains. Unlike regular white sugar, honey is chock-full of B vitamins which are beneficial for the nervous system and energy production as well as nail, skin and hair vitally. However, similar to many types of fruit, honey is...

2013-10-30 08:31:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following may be attributed to the Corn Refiners Association: "This study confirms what the scientific evidence has shown for years. Consumption of fructose is not a unique factor in the rise in obesity rates in the U.S. "As the researchers conclude, claims that fructose is somehow uniquely responsible for our nation's obesity epidemic are not only wrong, they are counter-productive to finding effective solutions to this...

2013-10-29 16:00:06

Obese women voluntarily reduce what they eat in response to additional soft drinks being added to their diets – a new 4 week study finds. 41 obese women took part in the study, co-ordinated by Professor Marie Reid at the University of Hull and published in British Journal of Nutrition, to determine the effect of consuming 1-litre a day of either a sugar-sweetened or an artificially-sweetened drink, along with their normal dietary intake. For 4 weeks the women drank 4 x 250ml bottles...

2013-10-29 08:33:49

Findings from US Endocrinology Research Reviews Presented by Expert Panel WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With projections that diabetes-related healthcare costs will rise to $595 billion annually in the U.S. by 2030, a series of research reviews published in the journals US Endocrinology and European Endocrinology underscore the potential for inexpensive low-cost physical activity and diet interventions to augment current therapeutic approaches in managing type...

2013-10-28 23:26:04

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Top Three Reasons Why High Blood Sugar Affects Memory reveals important reasons why blood sugar affects memory. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Top Three Reasons Why High Blood Sugar Affects Memory reveals important reasons why blood sugar affects memory. Lower blood sugar levels supports memory health while high blood sugar levels may cause cognitive issues in those with glucose...